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Company: St Olaf College

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St. Olaf College Student Employee Job Description

Job Title: Japanese Tutor/Assistant

Classification: Student Employee (non-exempt)

Name and Address of Employer: St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057

Department Name: Asian Studies

Unit Number (5 digits): 11447

Length of Position: See Employment Authorization

Contact Person/Supervisor: Chair of Asian Studies Dept.

Pay Rate (Check One) Standard Hourly Rate X Supervisory/Special Skills Hourly Rate

Description of the Position: (Purpose of the Position): To assist Asian Studies faculty in their teaching. Very rarely, students may be asked to assist in their research and in college-related service.

Transferable Skills: Communication (both in English and Japanese; both spoken and written); attention to detail; organization; punctuality; responsibility; confidentiality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To work with a given faculty member in Japanese; Those who are assigned as tutorial leaders, they will consult with the faculty member on the content of the tutorials and conduct weekly individual or small group tutorial sessions (Japanese 111 to Japanese 302); Those who are assigned as graders, they will review homework, correct quizzes, input the grades onto Moodle.

Qualifications: (Education/Experience/Skills)

Hiring preference will be given to students Japanese or Asian Studies majors, or to a native speaker. Minimum qualification: Preference will be given to students who completed Japanese 232 with a grade of A- or better, or native language ability. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with minimal supervision Strong interpersonal skills and strong Japanese language skills. Enthusiasm for promoting and teaching Japanese.

This job description is for general information purposes. It is not intended to list all duties and responsibilities of the position. This job description is subject to change at any time by St. Olaf College, with or without prior notice.

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